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· June, 2013

Stories about Humor from June, 2013

26 June 2013

US Got Snowden's Name Wrong on Extradition Papers, Hong Kong Says

Hong Kong's secretary of justice explained othat officials permitted American whistleblower Edward Snowden to fly out of the city because the US failed to respond to their questions in time...

21 June 2013

Brazilians Poke Fun at Intelligence Agency Spooks

In the face of protests that have swiped across Brazil, the Brazilian Intelligence Agency (ABIN) were summoned by the government to monitor protesters through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and even WhatsApp....

18 June 2013

Vladimir Putin: Lord of the (Super Bowl) Rings

RuNet Echo

Did Vladimir Putin steal New England Patriots' owner Robert Kraft's Super Bowl ring when they met in 2005? Many Russian bloggers are asking that very question, after Kraft claimed in...

Defeat Has China's Soccer Fans Up in Arms

17 June 2013

Fed up with ‘Rats’, Mexicans Support ‘Candidate Cat Morris’ for Mayor

The people of the state of Veracruz express their support for Morris, a cat who is "running" for the upcoming mayoral elections on July 7 under the slogan of “no...

14 June 2013

Kazakh Minister Fired as Netizens Criticize Pension Plans

A Facebook-driven reaction to the government's attempt to ram through a pension reform without public discussion has given people approaching retirement age in Kazakhstan a rare voice. The republic's Social Affairs...

7 June 2013

Putin Loses His First Lady & RuNet Snarks

RuNet Echo

A three-person TV crew from Russia 24 standing in an empty Kremlin hallway, the black-suited reporter with her arms awkwardly crossed—that was the initial audience to Vladimir Putin’s announcement today,...

6 June 2013

Norwegian Music Video Offends Kyrgyzstanis

For small, landlocked and little-known countries such as Kyrgyzstan, "self-branding" is a slow and difficult process. So, when stars from foreign countries arrive to shoot a video in your countryside,...

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